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 2017-09-24 11:20 

reddit

California shooting: Second video shows suspect punching officer prior to gunfire... +
 2017-09-24 11:00 

Boing Boing

The Spider Network, a novelistic account of the mediocre rich men who robbed the world with Libor... +

Enrich served as the WSJ's European Banking Editor during the runup to the financial crisis of 2008 and in its aftermath, as bankers who'd brought the world's economy to its knees took home huge bonuses while their employers sucked up billions in taxpayer...

 2017-09-24 10:26 

Fark

Small, blighted town assembles a group of volunteers to clean up the city. Municipal union employees: "Not so fast" [Asinine]... +

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 2017-09-24 09:03 

Fark

Lost Rubens found after 400 years, though I'm pretty sure 400-year-old sandwiches aren't good any more [Obvious]... +

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 2017-09-24 08:20 

Fark

Vandals draw massive penis on Humpty Dumpty in children's playground (not safe for work) [Amusing]... +

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 2017-09-24 07:30 

Slashdot

Saudi Arabian Textbook Shows Yoda Joining The UN... +

Long-time Slashdot reader Mikkeles quotes the BBC: Saudi Arabia's education minister has apologised for the production of a school textbook in which the Star Wars character Yoda is seen superimposed on a photograph of the late King Faisal... The image, wh...

 2017-09-24 07:11 

reddit

Auditor says he was forced to quit Vatican after finding irregularities... +
 2017-09-24 06:57 

reddit

Student survives three days in a cave after college spelunking group leaves him behind... +
 2017-09-24 06:56 

Fark

School has issue with stripper devil silhouette on girls t-shirts during picture day. Canadian outrage ensues [Asinine]... +

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 2017-09-24 06:43 

reddit

Police: Navy sailor used app to meet girl, then raped her... +
 2017-09-24 05:58 

reddit

North Korea stages massive anti-US rally... +
 2017-09-24 04:57 

Fark

Maple is the new pumpkin spice [PSA]... +

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 2017-09-24 04:37 

reddit

North Korea’s top diplomat says strike against U.S. mainland is ‘inevitable’... +
 2017-09-24 04:21 

reddit

Justice Department goes nuclear on Google in search warrant fight... +
 2017-09-24 03:55 

Fark

Just in time for the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, conservative Catholic leaders are accusing the Pope of heresy. Subby didn't expect that [Ironic]... +

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 2017-09-24 03:30 

Slashdot

Experian Criticized Over Credit-Freeze PIN Security and 'Dark Web' Scans... +

Security researcher Brian Krebs complains that Experian's identity-protecting credit freezes are easily unfrozen online. An anonymous reader quotes the Verge: Experian makes it easy to undo a credit freeze, resetting a subject's PIN through an easily acce...

 2017-09-24 02:22 

Fark

Woman who was too cheap to pay for airport parking parks her car in front of a man's home before she goes on vacation. The man decided to wrap her car in thick cellophane [Amusing]... +

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 2017-09-24 01:39 

Fark

You say you're cutting things off between us? Well, then I'm cutting things off, too [Weeners]... +

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 2017-09-24 01:33 

reddit

Oakland A’s catcher Bruce Maxwell became the first Major League Baseball player to kneel for the national anthem in open protest ahead of Oakland’s home game against the Texas Rangers.... +
 2017-09-24 01:30 

Slashdot

Inside Amazon's Warehouses: Thousands of Senior Citizens and the Occasional Robot Mishap... +

Amazon aggressively recruited thousands of retirees living in mobile homes to migrate to Amazon's warehouses for seasonal work, according to a story shared by nightcats. Wired reports:From a hiring perspective, the RVers were a dream labor force. They sho...

 2017-09-24 01:20 

reddit

‘If anyone can hear us … help.’ Puerto Rico’s mayors describe widespread devastation from Hurricane Maria... +
 2017-09-24 00:57 

reddit

Mercedes-Benz spends $1 billion to make EVs at Alabama plant... +
 2017-09-24 00:42 

Fark

Trump's spirit animal is found in China [Strange]... +

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 2017-09-24 00:32 

reddit

Crime stoppers president busted for an illegal marijuanna grow... +
 2017-09-24 00:21 

Fark

"So I was standing in the kitchen looking at a naked body hanging from my ceiling like, 'Oh gosh. This can't be happening.'" [Creepy]... +

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 2017-09-24 00:00 

Fark

Photoshop this medical moment [Photoshop]... +

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 2017-09-23 23:49 

Fark

Well maybe the world will end today after all [Followup]... +

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 2017-09-23 23:30 

Fark

Wisconsin high school requires girls wearing dresses submit photos of themselves wearing the dress before they buy tickets to homecoming [Fail]... +

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 2017-09-23 23:29 

Slashdot

'Tetris' Recreated In Conway's 'Game of Life'... +

In 1970 mathematician John Conway created rules for the "Game of Life," a now famous "zero-player game" where a grid of cells evolves (following Conway's rules) from an initial state proposed by the player. In 2013 someone challenged readers of StackExcha...

 2017-09-23 22:49 

reddit

Colorado’s ‘Mad Pooper’ still at large as police, Charmin implore her to turn herself in.... +
 2017-09-23 22:30 

Slashdot

Spain's Crackdown on Catalonia Includes Internet Censorship... +

Spain's autonomous Catalonia region wants to hold a referendum on independence next weekend. Spain's Constitutional Court insists that that vote is illegal, and has taken control of Catalonia's police force to try to stop the vote. They're deploying thous...

 2017-09-23 21:39 

reddit

North Korea says rockets to U.S. 'inevitable' as U.S. bombers fly off North Korean coast... +
 2017-09-23 21:35 

reddit

Undercover cop, Air Force officer, med student among those St. Louis police swept up Sunday night... +
 2017-09-23 21:19 

Slashdot

Do Strongly Typed Languages Reduce Bugs?... +

"Static vs dynamic typing is always one of those topics that attracts passionately held positions," writes the Morning Paper -- reporting on an "encouraging" study that attempted to empirically evaluate the efficacy of statically-typed systems on mature, ...

 2017-09-23 21:16 

reddit

'You have to upsell them': Marketplace exposes how dealerships push maintenance you don't need... +
 2017-09-23 21:12 

reddit

General Motors going 100 percent green at Ohio, Indiana plants... +
 2017-09-23 20:57 

reddit

Miami Beach City Workers Threatened to be Fired for not returning to work 2 days after Hurricane Irma... +
 2017-09-23 20:54 

reddit

In first, Saudi Arabian women allowed into sports stadium... +
 2017-09-23 20:45 

Fark

Knifeman jumps over counter then gets stabbed by Deli-man who is then is charged with his murder. Batman seen just shaking his head [Facepalm]... +

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 2017-09-23 20:37 

reddit

Six believed hurt after reports a group was spraying 'noxious substance' in Westfield shopping centre, east London... +
 2017-09-23 20:08 

Fark

Brew 12,000 gallons of beer in your backyard? Sure, why not [Cool]... +

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 2017-09-23 20:00 

Fark

Photoshop this pachyderm [Photoshop]... +

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 2017-09-23 19:56 

Fark

Man chastises 4-year-old birthday girl for sky littering [Dumbass]... +

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 2017-09-23 19:39 

Slashdot

Microsoft and Facebook Just Built a 4,000-Mile Cable Across the Pacfic Ocean... +

An anonymous reader quotes Popular Mechanics: Microsoft, Facebook and global telecommunication infrastructure company Telxius have completed the Marea subsea cable, the world's most technologically advanced undersea cable. The Marea crosses the Atlantic O...

 2017-09-23 18:34 

Slashdot

Popular Chrome Extension Embedded A CPU-Draining Cryptocurrency Miner... +

An anonymous reader writes: SafeBrowse, a Chrome extension with more than 140,000 users, contains an embedded JavaScript library in the extension's code that mines for the Monero cryptocurrency using users' computers and without getting their consent. The...

 2017-09-23 18:33 

reddit

UC Berkeley's 'Free Speech Week' officially canceled, appeared to be set-up from the start... +
 2017-09-23 17:50 

reddit

U.S. bombers fly off North Korea's coast in show of force... +
 2017-09-23 17:44 

reddit

Ontario to cover HIV prevention pill under public health plan... +
 2017-09-23 17:39 

Fark

Strike that. Reverse it [Followup]... +

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 2017-09-23 17:35 

reddit

Mother with 4 kids stopped with $237,000 cash in Rosenberg... +

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